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Christmas bells are jingling at Happy House

Christmas bells are jingling at Happy House
Santa will be bringing fewer gifts to our children this Christmas as Mama Sue explained in yesterday's video. We won't be able to give out new clothes, as we usually do, because with the pandemic virt...
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Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming
With almost 60 children in the family, Mama Sue always plans well ahead for Christmas. And this year, planning has to be even more rigorous than usual. The huge fall in visitors to Happy House, becaus...
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Soccer catch-up for kids

Soccer catch-up for kids
Morphin and his friends  at Happy House were thrilled to be able to catch-up on watching one of last weekend's matches -Leeds United vs Aston Villa.  The match was too late for the kids...
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Birthday love and lollipops

Birthday love and lollipops
It was Mama Sue's birthday yesterday and  not keeping the treats to herself, there were lollipops all round for for the children.  They held a special Kidz Club so the family wish their much...
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Happy House changed my life, by Nasri

Happy House changed my life, by Nasri
When Nasri Juma came to Happy House as one of our Dr Danwata scholars in 2014 he was shy and lacking in self-belief. There had been huge gaps in his schooling because there was no money to pay. H...
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Butterflies bring a song for Sunday

Butterflies bring a song for Sunday
Four little flutterbys bring us a lovely performance of Butterfly, Butterfly. It was their special performance for their Mama Sue at her early birthday party.  The children were happy and co...
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Birthday show for Mama Sue

Birthday show for Mama Sue
Children at the Happy House put on a birthday show for Mama Sue who will be celebrating her birthday on October 16. It was an early party, held at Mama and Papa's house in Turtle Bay, and coincided wi...
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Happy House welcomes friends from the UK

Happy House welcomes friends from the UK
Welcoming visitors is very special in the tough times when few people are traveling to Kenya for holidays.  But our good friends Angela Lewis and David Paris didn't let coronavirus restrictions a...
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Celebrating World School Milk Day

Celebrating World School Milk Day
Happy House was delighted to celebrate School Milk Day by welcoming a guest from the Kenya Dairy Board. Joyce had traveled from Nairobi to promote the benefits of the school milk programme i...
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Song for Sunday

Song for Sunday
He's got the whole world in His hands is the song chosen by the group of Happy House children singing for you today.  This wonderful, uplifting, song of praise is always a favourite.  We&nbs...
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Adding up to success

Adding up to success
There are all kinds of ways we make learning interesting at Happy House.  Using elearning as a major part of delivering home schooling to the children living at Happy House has, as you know, been...
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Our girl is doing well

Our girl is doing well
It's now more than a month since Janet, the oldest of our Happy House family, flew the nest.  Janet, who had lived in our care since we opened in 2010, is the first of our children to leave home ...
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Growing space

Growing space
Rising prices are one of the effects of the pandemic, and the cost of food has risen in Kenya.  This makes feeding our family of 60 children at the Happy House even more expensive for our charity...
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New lines for laundry

New lines for laundry
With 60 children in our our family, the aunties working in the Happy house laundry have a mountain of washing every day! Now they no longer have to worry about negotiating puddles left by the rains we...
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Teachers get results

Teachers get results
One good lesson in life is that you never stop learning! So when our teachers at Happy House received results of their recent examination on the video-conferencing app, Zoom, and the way it works, Mam...
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Exam ready

Exam ready
Our Happy House kids had fun getting ready for their exams.  Home schooling, powered by enthusiasm and e-learning, is keeping our family of 60 children on track with their education during these ...
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A song for Sunday

A song for Sunday
A beautiful duet of Love is like a Mango by two of our girls for today's Song for Sunday.  We hope our weekly song from Happy House brings you as much pleasure as singing gives our children. Have...
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The barber calls

The barber calls
Our boys would, in normal times, go out into the village to visit the barbers. But with the ever-present risk of Coronavirus, we try to keep everyone at Happy House as safe as possible and so asked th...
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Painting coming along well

Painting coming along well
Work on painting the Happy House is coming along well.  It's a big job and as we mentioned in an earlier blog, we have taken on extra labour to help do it/ Here Papa Dave brings us an update - fi...
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Ice cream from Tallulah

Ice cream from Tallulah
A little girl called Tallulah treated all our children at Happy House to ice-cream.  A friend of Angela Lewis, who sponsors two of our children, Tallulah wanted to help too so she saved up h...
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